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Time out of House

  • HOU-HOU/17-HOU/17/5-HOU/17/5/2-HOU/17/5/2/6
  • Item
  • 09/2021
  • Part of Houses

Information sheet detailing the allocated times for the boarders to go to town and have free time out of houses on the school campus for the academic year 2021-2022.

Kim Robinson

Standing orders, 1959

  • HOU-HOU/13-HOU/13/5-HOU/13/5/1
  • Item
  • 05/1959
  • Part of Houses

A copy of Wharflands Standing orders in May 1959, listing 15 house rules.

John Lewis Barber

Standing orders, 1958

  • HOU-HOU/13-HOU/13/5-HOU/13/5/2
  • Item
  • 01/1958
  • Part of Houses

A copy of Wharflands Standing orders in January 1958, listing 15 house rules.

Kenneth Richard Bowes

Sports Facilities

  • HOU-HOU/17-HOU/17/5-HOU/17/5/2-HOU/17/5/2/7
  • Item
  • 09/2021
  • Part of Houses

Information sheet on the use of the Sports facilities by the boarders in the evenings and weekends in the academic year 2021-2022.

Kim Robinson

Old Oakhamian Club

  • OOC
  • Subfonds
  • 1584 - 2020

This collection charts the history and activities of the Old Oakhamian Club. It has excellent records of dinners and events thrown by the club such as reunions, international dinners and Oakham events. Most of the documents are administrative, but there are photographs and correspondence material too.

There are good records on the school's foundation and the club's golfing society. Most of the material has been produced by the Old Oakhamian club or the foundation. Thus, there is a good record of publications and marketing material relating to these events.

Oakham School

Library and Archives

  • LAA
  • Subfonds
  • 1888 - 2019

This collection covers the history of all the libraries of Oakham School as well as the creation and daily working of the archives.

The Library series has material relating to each regeneration of the library (Smallbone, War Memorial). There is a rich photographic record of the opening and daily running of the Smallbone Library accompanied by administrative documents such as catalogues.

Under the Archives series, material cover correspondence with external readers and research into the history of the school and its pupils. There are also archive committee meeting minutes which show the evolution of the archives from its inception in 2010.

Oakham School

Expectations and Bounds

  • HOU-HOU/17-HOU/17/5-HOU/17/5/2-HOU/17/5/2/2
  • Item
  • 09/2021
  • Part of Houses

Information sheet detailing the rules and expectations on the school sites for the boarders on week days, on the weekends and evenings.

Oakham School

Events

  • EVT
  • Subfonds
  • 1960 - 2021

This collection focuses on major events that have occurred to the school and its pupils. This includes the Quatercentenary celebrations and the school's reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Quatercentenary celebrations compromised of several events including the visit to the school by Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Quatercentenary ball, and special productions to celebrate the recent opening of the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

There is a detailed series on the school's Speech Day which includes a comprehensive list of programmes and award winners from the ceremony.

There is a excellent record of items showing how the school reacted to the COVID-19 pandemic. There is general communication to parents and staff, information on the structure of face to face and distance learning teaching, and also an illuminating collection of photographs taken by Ms. Fernandez in 2021.

Oakham School

Rules and safety

Several documents regarding safety durin the Rutland Water Walk. Items include a note from Terry Dickenson at Anglian Water, two sheets of rules for sponsored events at Rutland Water, and an event booking form filled in by Jan West. Items A to D.

Anglian Water

Wharflands

  • HOU-HOU/13
  • Series
  • 1920 - 2011
  • Part of Houses

This series focuses on Wharflands pupils and staff since its opening in 1920. Most of the series is made of house photographs, various photographs of Housemasters and administration documents.

Oakham School

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